CURRICULUM

VITAE

2019

— ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE —

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September 2015 > …

Associate Researcher

Reflective Interaction group from Ensadlab, ENSAD (École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs), Paris, France

 

September 2014 > September 2015

Postdoctoral Researcher

Project Behavioural Objects, Reflective Interaction Research Group at EnsadLab, ENSAD, Paris, France

 

September 2009 > May 2014

Doctorate

PhD in Digital Media with distinction attributed by all the members of the jury – Dissertation title: Experience and Meaning-making Process in Interactive Arts. The influence of play and aesthetic distance in interactive art encounters – UT Austin-Portugal Program at Feup (Faculty of Engineering of Porto University), Porto, Portugal

 

September 2010 > 2013

Post-graduate Research Degree

DRII (Dispositifs Relationnels: Installations Interactives), ENSAD, Paris, France

 

September 2010 > June 2011

Master Degree

Master in Arts and Politics (Speap - Master d'expérimentation Arts et Politique) conducted by Bruno Latour and Valérie Pihet, Sciences Po, Paris, France

 

September 2003 > July 2007

Bachelor Degree

Sound and Image (Digital Arts) degree at ESAD (School of Arts and Design), Caldas da Rainha, Portugal

 

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— TEACHING EXPERIENCE —

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October 2019 >...

Associate lecturer

MA Interaction Design Communication at LCC (London College of Communication), UAL, London

 

May 2019 >...

Visiting Lecturer

MA Design Product Programme at RCA (Royal College of Art), London

 

January 2019 > June 2019

Visiting Lecturer

Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University, Paris

Teaching the course: Interface et Création (Master in Arts, Design and Media)

 

August 2018>…

Lecturer

Parsons School of Design, Paris

Teaching the course: Studio Core Lab 3 to AMT (Art Media Technology) third year students

 

August 2018> …

Visiting lecturer

Sciences Po, Reims

 

June 2017> …

Visiting teacher

Interface Cultures, University of Arts and Design, Linz, Austria

Teaching the course: Critical Aesthetics—Speculative Robotics

 

August 2016 > …

Associate Professor

Interactive Media programme at Noroff University College, Norway

Teaching the following courses: Interaction design, Ludic Studies and Studio Project

October 2015 > July 2016

Lecturer

Master program of Graphic and Interaction Design at Université de Valenciennes, France.

Courses taught: Design d’Interaction, Culture et critique du Design, Méthodologie de la recherche, Méthodologie et conduite de projets, Recherche et Création

September 2008 > July 2009

Lecturer

ESAD.CR (Superior School of Arts and Design), Caldas da Rainha, Portugal.

Courses taught: Sound Design, Audio-visual Analysis, Interdisciplinary Artistic Project (Digital Arts – Installation)

 

 

— WORKSHOPS — 

 

Octobre 2014 > …

Organisation and mediation of MisB Kit workshops (+ info: http://misbkit.ensadlab.fr)

 

Objets à comportement workshop, University of Saint Joseph, Macau, Septembre 2017

Hacking everyday life objects, Workshop at Noroff University, Kristiansand, Norway, May 25, 2016

The Objects and the Misfits, Designer Days at the Carreau du Temple, Paris, June 4, 2015

Objets à comportements, Théâtre Nanterre-Amandiers, July 6–12, 2015

Objets à comportements, Théâtre Nanterre-Amandiers, October 9–10, 2014

Détournement d’objets, Université de Valenciennes, January 7 and February 10, 2016

Smiley, w/ Florence Doléac and Product Design and Animation students, Ensad, Paris, March 16–20, 2015

Objets à comportements, Design Days, Bastille Design Center, Paris, June 4, 2016

Objets à comportements, LabOtrucs, Aubervilliers, January 6 and 20; February 3 and 17, 2016

Objets à comportements, Open Day, EnsAd, Paris, January 24, 2015

MisB KIT demo, Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria, September 5–8, 2015

MisB KIT demo, Exit, Maison des Arts, Créteil, April 4, 2015

Objets à comportements, demo with students of Sciences Po École des arts politiques program, held at the Théâtre Nanterre-Amandiers, December 11, 2014

Behavioral Objects / MisB KIT, conference and demo, La Gaîté Lyrique, Paris, October 7–8, 2014

May 2008

Computer Vision and animation Workshop, Monstra Animation Festival, Lisbon, Portugal

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— RESEARCH EXPERIENCE / FORMATION —

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September 2015 > …

Associate Researcher at Reflective Interaction group

Ensadlab, ENSAD (École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs), Paris, France

 

September 2014 > September 2015

Postdoctoral Researcher – Project Behavioural Objects, Reflective Interaction Research Group

EnsadLab, ENSAD, Paris, France

 

September 2009 > May 2014

PhD in Digital Media with distinction attributed by all the members of the jury

Dissertation title: Experience and Meaning-making Process in Interactive Arts. The influence of play and aesthetic distance in interactive art encounters

UT Austin-Portugal Program at Feup (Faculty of Engineering of Porto University), Porto, Portugal

 

September 2010 > 2013

Student Researcher at DRII (Dispositifs Relationnels: Installations Interactives),

Ensadlab, ENSAD, Paris, France

 

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— RESEARCH ACTIVITIES —

(organisation)

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March 2019

Organisation and mediation of Behavioral Matter, a workshop at Centre Pompidou, Paris

 

September 2018 > November 2018 

Organisation and mediation of Behavioral Matter, a workshop at ENSCI Paris with ENSAD and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

 

September 2018 > …

Co-curator of Playmode (a collective exhibition about games and art) at MAAT (Museum for Art, Architecture and Technology), Lisbon, Portugal (Opening in September 2019). Featuring artworks by Pippinbarr, Gabriel Orozco, Mediengruppe Bitnik, Mary Flanagan, Harun Farocki, Bill Viola, Eva and Franco Mattes, David Oreilly, Tale of Tales, Brad Downey, Aram Bartholl, Fiona Raby, Anthony Dunne, Shimabuku, Brent Watanabe, etc.

 

January 2018 > October 2018

Organisation of three conferences under the name “Quasi Objects / Objecto Quase” at Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian in Paris. Participation of Filipe Pais, Frédérique Aït-Touati, Samuel Bianchini, Emanuele Quinz, Emma Lavigne

 

May 2016

Organisation and animation of a round table in the context of the exhibition From bits to Paper at Le Shadok. With the participation of the artists: Vincent Broquaire, Albertine Meunier, Darko Fritz, Dan van den Berg and Alexandre Saunier

 

December 2015 > June 2016

Curation of From bits to Paper, a group exhibition at Le Shadok in Strasbourg, France, featuring the works of the artists: Aram Bartholl, James Bridle, Darko Fritz, Vincent Broquaire, Clement Valla, Albertine Meunier, Christopher Baker, Felix Eyes, Benjamin West, Peter Jellitsch, Alexandre Saunier, Esther Polak and Ivar van Bekkum, Ivan Twohig and Martin De Bie, Julien Fargetton and Thierry Verbeeck.

 

December 2012 > July 2013

Curation of Re-enter Lisbon, a group exhibition at CPAI (Clube Português de Artes e Ideias), Lisbon, Portugal featuring the works of the artists: Adam Harvey, Jalila Essaidi, Revital Cohen Tuur van Balen, Louis Bec, Ricardo Nascimento and Ebru Kurbak, André Sier, Ivo Andrade and Teresa Almeida

January 2016 > March 2016

Conception and coordination of an international art and design residency at Le Shadok in Strasbourg, France. With the participation of  the artists and designers: Alexandre Saunier, Esther Polak and Ivar van Bekkum, Ivan Twohig and Martin De Bie, Julien Fargetton and Thierry Verbeeck.

             

December 2011 > March 2012

Conception, organisation and orientation of Displacing Media, an art residency

Guimarães, European Captial of Culture 2012, Portugal

 

April 2011

Arte, ciência e tecnologia: Do estúdio ao Laboratório – Round Table organisation and mediation. Participants: Ivo Andrade, Stephan Jurgens, Herwig Turk, Marta Menezes, Simão Costa. In the context of André Sier’s Solo Exhibition 64-bits at Art Gallery Who, Lisbon, Portugal

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— RESEARCH CONFERENCES —

(participation)

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Designing Behavioural Objects — MisB Kit, a case study

Conference Workshop(s), Situations, Maison des Arts, Université Bordeaux Montaigne, 7 December 2018, Bordeaux, France

 

Behaviors and Misbehaviors

Image Knowledge Gestaltung. An Interdisciplinary Laboratory, Cluster of Excellence Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, September 2018, Berlin

 

Le retour des objets, quasi objets et super-objets

Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian, March 2018, Paris

 

A short story of Rematerialization

Re-Trace, Media Art Histories 2017, November 2017, Krems, Viena, Austria

 

Out of control! Désobéissance et mauvais comportement des objets

Projections, Interactions, Emotions - Journées PsyPhINe 2016, MSH Lorraine, December, 2016, Nancy, France

 

Misbehaviors as frictional elements

Ensci, June 8, Paris, France

 

Errors, misbehaviors and friction design

University of Noroff, May 24, Kristiansand, Norway

 

Errors and Misbehaviors

Conference at VETLICAT (Vocational and Educational Training, Linking Creativity & Advanced Technology), November 28, 2015, Lisbon

 

Errors, misbehaviors and friction design

Rencontres Art & Sciences de la Roche Guyon, 21 Mars 2015, La Roche-Guyon, France

Behaviors and Misbehaviors

Festival IN – Arts Numériques, FIL, 23 April, Lisbon

 

The Sense Making Process in The Legible City

Third International Conference on Arts and Technology, 21 – 23 March 2013, Milano, Italy

 

Evaluating the Influence of Play in Interactive Art

The Art of Research IV: Making, Reflecting and Understanding, 28 – 29 November 2012, Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture Helsinki, Finland

 

Revealing the Spell of Media, Code and Transparency

Code 2012 - A Conference on Media, Games & Art, 21 – 23 November 2012, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia

 

The Postdigital Art is Made of Paper, Cardboard and ABS

Computer Art Congress 3 - Postdigital Art, de 26 - 29 de November 2012, 104.fr, Paris, France

 

Infiltrating the Public Space, Tactics for Interactive Art

New Media and the Public Sphere, 8 - 9 November 2012, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

The Experience of Flow in Interactive Art

7th Conference of the Research Network Sociology of the Arts, 5 - 8 September 2012, Vienna University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna, Austria

 

Play, Aesthetic Distance and the Sensemaking Process in Interactive Arts

Somatics and Technology Conference, 22 – 23 June 2012, University of Chichester, United Kingdom

 

Please Touch! – a story about the body, the spectator and the gallery

Art Gallery Who, 2011, Lisbon, Portugal

 

Routine as Aesthetic Moment and Augmented reality

Gear Festival, Covilhã, 2009 Portugal

 

Routine as Aesthetic Moment and Augmented reality

Close Encounters, Ydreams, 2008, Lisbon, Portugal

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— RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS —

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Pais. F., Le retour des Objets, Quasi Objets et Super-objets, Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian Edition, 2018, Paris.

 

Pais. F., From Bits to Paper, ABM Books, 2018, Paris.

 

Pais. F., Galligo. I., Collomb, C., “Les Algorithmes du Désir”, Revue Sciences du Design nº4, Les Algorithmes, PUF, CAIRN - Paris, 2016.

 

Pais. F., “Infiltration, decontextualisation, appropriation and hoax: Medium Reflective artworks in the age of electronic crowds”, ISEA 2015 Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art, Août 2015, Vancouver, Canada, ISBN: 978-1- 910172-00-1.

 

Pais. F., “The Sense Making Process in The Legible City” in Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering Volume 116, Springer, 2013, pp. 105-112.

 

Pais. F., “Displacing Media: LCD LAB Artistic Residence”. In Citar Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts, Vol 4, No 1 (2012), ISBN 978-989-95776-0-2.

 

Pais. F., “The Postdigital Art is Made of Paper, Cardboard and ABS” In Proceedings of the 3rd Computer Art Congress, 25, February, 2013, ISBN-10 9791090094123.

 

Pais. F, “Recovering the Activist Force in Interactive Arts” In Proceedings of 6th International Conference on Digital Arts - Crossing Digital Boundaries, ARTECH 2012", T. Chambel, A. Ariza, G. Perin, M. Tavares, J. Bidarra, M. Figueiredo (Editors). ISBN: 978-972-98464-7-2, 2012, pp. 219-226.

 

Pais. F., “Evaluating the Influence of Play in Interactive Art”In The Art of Research 2012: Making, Reflecting and Understanding. 28-29 November 2012 at Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture Helsinki, Finland. http://designresearch.aalto.fi/events/aor2012/selected_papers_3.php.

 

 

— SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH COMITIEES —

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2019 > ...

21st International Conference Consciousness Reframed 2019

"Sentient States: Bio-mind and Techno-nature"; 6-8 June 2019 Universidade Católica Portuguesa - Porto, Portugal

 

2019 > ...

Drôles d'objets – Un nouvel art de faire; 7-9 avril 2020, La Rochelle, France

 

2017 > ...

Conference on Computation, Communication, Aesthetics & X   — https://2019.xcoax.org/

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— ART & DESIGN EXHIBITIONS —

(participation)

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2018

GOR (Groupe des objets Revolutionaires), Lieu Unique, Poitiers, France

 

2017

L’assemblée des Objets, Artist Residency and Exhibition, Bel Ordinaire, Pau, France

 

L’assemblée des Objets, Artist Residency at La Gaîté Lyrique, Paris, France

 

2015

Estática, Solo Show, Centro de Artes Quinta da Cruz, Viseu, Portugal

 

Objectos experimentais, Solo show, Museu da Electricidade, Viseu, Portugal

 

Objectos Experimentais, Artist residency at Galeria Saguão, Viseu, Portugal

 

Onomaphonic, Festival Faste, La Faïencerie, Creil, France

 

Onomaphonic, Espaces Sonores — Group show, Le Shadok, Strasbourg, France

 

2014

Onomaphonic, Group Show at Experimenta Festival, Grenoble, France

 

2012

Creative Politics, Artist Residency at LCD Lab, Guimarães – European Capital of Culture 2012, Portugal

 

Onomaphonic, Algoritmos Criativos Group Show, Pavilhão do Conhecimento, Lisbon, Portugal

 

Onomaphonic, Group Show, École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs, Strasbourg, France

 

2011

Onomaphonic, Et Lettera Group Show, Médiathèque André Malraux, Strasbourg, France

 

Artist Residency at O Espaço do Tempo, Montemor-o-novo, Portugal

 

Press “S” for speech, Installation at Institute fur Raumexperimente, Berlin, Germany

 

The Bumblefish Effect, Installation at City Gallery, Pixxelpoint Festival, Nova Gorica, Slovenia

 

The Bumblefish Effect, Installation at Sarnıçlar, Tophane-i Âmire, Istanbul, Turkey


 

Bloop, Installation at LCD LAB, Porto, Portugal


 

Artist Residency at O Espaço do Tempo, Montemor-o-novo, Portugal

 

2009

Living Room Plankton, Biennal of Young Artists from Europe and Mediterranean, City Museum, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia

 

2008

Living Room Plankton, Ovar Video Festival, Ovar, Portugal

 

Living Room Plankton, Future Places Group show, FBAUP (Faculty of Fine Arts of Porto University), Porto, Portugal

 

Mudança, Interactive sound installation at Portuguese Pavilion in Expo Zaragoza 2008, Spain

 

Interactive 3D Poster for Monstra Animation Festival, Lisbon, Portugal

 

Interactive words, Interactive Installation for Monstra Animation Festival, Lisbon, Portugal

 

2007

Soundscapes from underwater, Installation at Prémio Mapa Exhibition, Reitoria da Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal

 

Living Room Plankton, Interactive Installation at TeDance Festival, Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal

 

Living Room Plankton, Interactive Installation, Ceres Building, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal

 

Living Room Plankton, Interactive Installation, Jovens Criadores 2007 Exhibition, Centro de Artes, Loures, Portugal

 

Living Room Plankton, Interactive Installation at Jovens Criadores 2007 Exhibition, Centro de Congressos, Lisbon, Portugal

 

Living Room Plankton, Interactive Installation, Animation Festival FIRST, ESAD, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal

 

2006

Synesthesia Machines II, Audiovisual Installation, Castelo de S. Jorge, Lisbon, Portugal

 

Synesthesia Machines II, Audiovisual Installation, Festival Mundo Mix 06, S.Paulo, Brasil

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— AWARDS —

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Living Room Plankton

1st prize at Ovar Video Festival, Ovar – Portugal, December 2008

Living Room Plankton

1st prize at Future Places Festival, Porto – Portugal, October 2008

Soundscapes from underwater

Honor mention attributed by the jury (Zachary Lieberman, Marius Watz, Bruce Pennycook, Claudia Giannetti and Adriana Sá), Prémio Mapa 2007, Porto – Portugal, November 2007

Synesthesia Machines II

1st Multimedia Prize at Mundo Mix 2006, Lisbon, Portugal, May 2006

Synesthesia machines

2nd Prize Atmosferas – Digital Arts Contest 2004, Lisbon – Portugal, September 2004

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— SKILLS —

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THEORETICAL

Media Studies

Digital Art Aesthetics

Design Methodologies

New Media Art and Design Histories

Project Managing

Play Theories

Qualitative Studies

Phenomenology

Sound Design

Audio-visual Analysis

New Media Arts Curation

 

 

— TECHNICAL SKILLS —

 

Text Processing Software (Microsoft Word; Open Office)

Visual Programming (Max Msp; Isadora; VVVV)

Programming (Processing; Arduino)

Digital Video Recording

Video Editing (Final Cut Pro; Adobe Premiere)

Video Post-Production (Adobe After Effects; Autodesk Combustion)

Animation (Adobe Flash; Adobe After Effects)

Physical Computing (Basic electronics; Arduino; Soldering)

Digital Photography (Reflex Cameras, Photoshop)

Sound Editing/Production (Nuendo; Ableton Live)

 

 

— LANGUAGES —

 

Portuguese (Native Speaker)

English (Professional Working Proficiency)

French (Professional Working Proficiency)

Spanish (Limited Working Proficiency)

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